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Ball Corporation / Ball Aerospace Supervisor, Corporate Accounting in Broomfield, Colorado

Job Title:

Supervisor, Corporate Accounting

Job ID:



CO - Broomfield

Full/Part Time:




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Who We Are:

Ball Corporation supplies innovative, sustainable packaging solutions for beverage, personal care and household products customers, as well as aerospace and other technologies and services primarily for the U.S. government. Ball Corporation and its subsidiaries employ more than 17,500 people worldwide and reported 2018 net sales of $11.6 billion. Ball is dedicated to creating an inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Ball Corporation is committed to recruiting, training, compensating and promoting regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, age, or veteran status.

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Job Duties:

Primary Purpose of Position:

This position is responsible for the reviewing, recording, accounting, and analysis of accounting matters, including compensation and certain employee benefit programs, consolidations work and technical accounting topics within the corporate ledger. This position helps to manage the functions performed by the Senior Corporate Accountants. Provides analytical support to management in connection with the corporate ledger as well as global consolidations. Job includes some project work as well as FASB research as needed. Operates in a SOX regulated environment by performing detailed reviews and helps to ensure that the corporate ledger, and consolidated results are free from material misstatements.

Essential Functions:

  • Manages the work of senior accountants to ensure each is properly trained to perform their assigned tasks, provides developmental opportunities to strengthen their individual skills and assumes responsibility for ensuring processes and practices are properly designed and efficient, documented, adhered to, and updated as required.

  • Responsible for the completion and review of key functions as part of the month end closing process, including the preparation and input of journal entries. Records transactions for the various ledgers including stock, derivatives, compensation and benefits, debt transactions as well as intercompany transactions.

  • Understands and executes against key SOX control activities over the financial close process.

  • Understands the compensation and benefits plans and systems to ensure benefit information is properly accounted for, recorded and posted to the general ledger.

  • Prepares, analyzes or reviews the activity for accounting records related to restricted stock programs for employees and non-employee directors, incentive compensation plans, deferred compensation plans, the COLI/TOLI plan and pension plans.

  • Prepares and/or reviews the pension plan(s) and 401K financial statements and coordinates and/or participates in the external audit of the plans.

  • Directs the reconciliation of the payroll withholding accounts, including all withholding tax accounts, the 401(k) account, the Employee Stock Purchase Plan account, and other related accounts.

  • Acts as a liaison to the business partners and external/internal auditors on accounting issues and analyses.

  • Completes and communicates budgeted amounts to planning teams as well as any updates when they are recognized.

  • Establishes and maintains effective work relationships within the department, the division, the group, and the company. Includes ability to handle stress and to interact with others so as to establish and maintain a positive and productive work environment and minimize personal conflicts.

  • Performs those administrative activities necessary for effective management, including provision for selection and development of employees, salary administration, budget administration, employee safety, employee counseling, motivation, meeting objectives, planning, organizing, integrating and measuring the work performed within the organization.

  • Regular and predictable attendance is required between the assigned start and end times of work.

  • While the regular working cycle of this position is usually five days on (Monday-Friday), this job may include working weekends (Saturday and Sunday); working hours may vary as specified by management. Incumbent must be able to work overtime on a regular basis and/or be on call as directed by management.

Position Requirements:

  • Broad training in a related field usually acquired through college level education or work-related experience.

  • Job related experience for 5 year(s) minimum.

  • Certifications/Licenses/Other: Chartered Accountant or CPA preferred

  • Comprehension in generally accepted accounting principles and financial reporting.

  • Clear comprehension of financial information systems.

  • Experience in public accounting preferred.

  • Ability to apply generally accepted accounting principles, financial concepts, and conditions in the accounting, analysis, and projection of financial information concerning corporate accounting and compensation and benefits topics.

  • Skilled at analytical and problem-solving techniques to troubleshoot problems independently

  • Ability to manage multiple deadlines and prioritize effectively.

  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing with personnel at all levels of the organization.

  • Generally accepted accounting principles as related to the essential functions of this position

  • Integrated financial and ERP systems

  • General management techniques and principles

  • 10% of travel

Demonstrated Ball Leadership Skills:


  • Inspirational Role Model–Understands themselves and seeks opportunities to learn. Shows composure, responding consistently, openly, and courageously in all situations.

  • Authentic Leadership–Demonstrates humility in the way they lead others. Takes a stand for what is right and admits their mistakes.

  • Leadership Presence–Inspires trust in the broader organization. Acts on a sense of what the organization most needs to elevate its impact and move forward through complexity.


  • Relationship Builder–Listens and empathizes, engages a wide range of people. Embraces peoples’ differences and helps every individual feel special and valued.

  • People Grower–Encourages leadership in others and takes risks to help others grow. Champions collaboration across the organization.

  • Culture Champion–Consciously evolves the culture to help secure the future of the business. Recognizes where behaviors need to change and how to change them.


  • Results Oriented–A desire to make things happen, sets stretch goals, and motivates others to achieve them. Always looking to create a better result for customers.

  • Future Catalyst–Communicates a vision of the future that compels others and helps them see around corners. Embraces change, takes risks, and seeks diverse perspectives.

  • Breakthrough Strategist–Sees connections others don’t see. Translates this new insight into break-through strategies that open up new directions. Enrolls others in the new.


Relocation for this position is Available

Ball Corporation offers comprehensive benefits packages, including paid holidays/vacation, affordable medical, dental, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, ESPP, and retirement plans.

EEO Statement:

Equal Opportunity Employer

Minority, Female, Disabled, Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual, Transgender and Veterans.